Tag Archives: University of Reading

Learning to Listen: Diversity and History

by Prof. David Stack One of the skills required of any good historian is the ability to listen. For those working on oral history projects that means quite literally hearing their subjects speak. For the rest of us it is … Continue reading

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Tweeting from the Grave: Sickness and Survival in the 17th Century

by Dr Hannah Newton [i] My favourite thing about being a historian is reading other people’s diaries. I began to realise this at the tender age of eight, when our teacher asked us to write a series of diary entries … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Teacher Training Live Q&A

Calling our amazing history students!  Have you ever considered a career in teaching, but have some questions about whether it’s the right career for you? This Friday at 11am, the University’s Institute of Education (IoE) are holding a Postgraduate Teacher … Continue reading

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Celebrating Women in the Department for International Women’s Day

Yesterday, Thursday 8th March, was International Women’s Day.  To celebrate this, we decided to champion some of the amazing women, staff and students, in our department and their excellent research. Check out their profiles below: Dr Jacqui Turner Dr Mara … Continue reading

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“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”

by Beth Rebisz As Autumn term slowly draws to a close, we thought it would be a great opportunity to take a look back at some of the highlights of this term. From public lectures to news appearances, from book … Continue reading

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